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washpost op-ed covid-19

Joint Center President Spencer Overton Calls for the CDC to Disclose Data on COVID-19 Deaths By Race in Washington Post Op-Ed

Even though early data suggests the COVID-19 pandemic is hitting Black communities particularly hard, the federal government is not providing nationwide data about COVID-19’s impact by race. In Washington Post op-ed, Joint Center President Spencer Overton explains why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention should disclose COVID-19 cases and deaths by race to contain the spread of the coronavirus and save lives. Read it here.

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